Can Sri Lanka-Like Disaster Occur In India? What Minister Stated At All-Birthday party Meet


S Jaishankar mentioned there have noticed some “misinformed comparisons” within the context of Sri Lanka

New Delhi:

India is of course apprehensive over the “very severe disaster” in Sri Lanka and there are “very sturdy” classes of fiscal prudence, accountable governance and no longer having “a tradition of freebies” to be learnt, Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar instructed an all-party assembly on Tuesday.

Mr Jaishankar, who made the preliminary remarks, and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi had been a number of the senior contributors of the federal government on the briefing, which was once additionally attended through P Chidambaram and Manickam Tagore of the Congress, Nationalist Congress Birthday party’s (NCP) Sharad Pawar and T R Baalu and M M Abdulla of the DMK.

“The explanation we took the initiative to request you all to sign up for an all-party assembly was once…this can be a very severe disaster and what we’re seeing in Sri Lanka is in some ways an extraordinary state of affairs,” Mr Jaishankar mentioned.

“This can be a topic which relates to an excessively shut neighbour and given the proximity, we naturally fear concerning the penalties, the spillover it has for us,” he added.

S Jaishankar additionally mentioned there were some “misinformed comparisons” within the context of Sri Lanka, through which some other folks have requested whether or not “any such state of affairs can occur in India”.

“Classes from Sri Lanka are very very sturdy. They’re of fiscal prudence, accountable governance and that there will have to no longer be a tradition of freebies,” he mentioned.

M Thambidurai (AIADMK), Saugata Ray (Trinamool Congress), Farooq Abdullah (Nationwide Convention), Sanjay Singh (Aam Aadmi Birthday party), Keshava Rao (Telangana Rashtra Samithi), Ritesh Pandey (Bahujan Samaj Birthday party), Vijayasai Reddy (YSR Congress) and Vaiko (MDMK) had been amongst those that attended the assembly.

Sri Lanka is going through its worst financial disaster in seven many years, with a serious foreign currencies scarcity hampering the import of necessities, together with meals, gas and drugs.

The commercial downturn has additionally sparked a political disaster within the island country after a well-liked rebellion in opposition to the federal government. Appearing president Ranil Wickremesinghe has declared a state of emergency within the nation.

Political events from Tamil Nadu such because the DMK and the AIADMK had demanded at an all-party meet sooner than the Parliament’s monsoon consultation started that India will have to interfere within the disaster shrouding the neighbouring nation.

(With the exception of for the headline, this tale has no longer been edited through NDTV workforce and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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